Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Chambly, Canada


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RATINGS: 1528   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
La Terrible is a dark brown beer on lees and is part of a collection of exotic and refined Unibroue beers brewed using 100% natural raw materials. It may be drunk as an aperitif or as an after dinner digestive. It is equally a perfect accompaniment to the above-mentioned dishes or a pleasant alternative to coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WabashMan (1018) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - NOV 29, 2003
Probably the darkest Belgian I've seen with a large tan head. Aroma is very fruity and has some yeast notes to it, as well. Some definite rich, dark fruits present in the flavor, and a nice warming finish that lasts quite a long time. Certainly one of Unibroue's best offerings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2003
A really dark ale. Looks great. Plum, raisen aroma. What a nice beer, sweet malt flavors that warm the body as you drink. A perfect balance of fruit malt and alcohol that is very well hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2003
Very dark. Pours with a good solid head you'd expext from a belgian, starting brownish and finishing more cream colored. Spicy, and slightly more carbonated than I expected. The end of the 750 was better than the beginning...showing the benefits of warmth and breath. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2003
(Bottled Sept/9/2003) Big fruity yeasty nose. The palate is very flavorful; loads of fruit and candi sugar, with mild notes of coco and coffee. The finish goes on forever. I like this ale it is very clean and well made. A great digestif.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2003
Cest terrible. I read the label and I still did not believe it would be this dark. It is. And it's good: a nice fat fruity nose. But the body is slim. Nicely balanced sweetness with all the various Belgian ale flavors I would expect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jazz88 (2606) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 26, 2003
Bottle. Dark brown color with a laced brown head. The first hint of what was in store came as the cork came off and a red wine aroma burst forth. Dark fruits in the nose that includes blackbeeries and raisins. Dry on the plate with a complex sharp (tingle) finish. Flavored by a hint of licorice, pepper, toasted malts, and fruits. A forceful brew but not as subtle and complex as some of the other Belgians.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rosebud (47) - Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 25, 2003
This beer is amazing and huge. It reminds me of Chimay Grande Reserve meets Liefmans Goudenband. Pours dark and malty from the bottle with a huge creamy tight head. Aroma is fruity and yeasty. Very smooth on the palette, starts off sweet and finishes dry and tart with lots of alcohol. IMO, by far the best product that Unibroue has produced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pivo (2631) - GERMANY - NOV 25, 2003
Incredible right from the start: great toasted malt with hints of licorice and raisins, luscious brown color and a whopping head with tight bubbles. Chocolate tones in the flavor amidst a syrupy malt body. Yeasty tastes typical to Belgian beers are perfectly blended. Loads of alcohol intensifies the flavor. A texture like silk. Just unreal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cobra (1100) - - NOV 24, 2003
750 ml. big 'ole brown bottle. Corked & caged. Bottled on 2/03, according to the cork. Poured out as dark brown as any Guinness I've ever seen, with a fast fading khaki colored head. Aromas are of roasted malt, yeast, and cloves. Slight nutty taste to it, before the alcohol meanders along & kicks you in the teeth. Hoppy bite in the middle, brought up by a vinous quality to it. Malty backbone stands up well to any alcohol that might wander away from the pack. Cloves in the mix, along with roasted malts make for an interesting combination. Be careful of this one, gang, it will sneak up on you.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
YogiBeera (2544) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2003
Wow - great with the pre-turkey dinner: Wonderful intense raisons aroma. Black, little head, no carbonation. Great malty, raison taste. Brandy like but smooth. Silky ! Round and a great balance.

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